Holiday Shopping &
Flower Show

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events


4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit with the Sunken Garden’s delightful poinsettia display and an extra discount on all gift shop purchases. Enjoy an after-hours stroll through the gardens, and shop for fun toys, zoo plush, Bonsai plants and supplies, and animal-themed gifts. Please RSVP.

Special Access Events for Como Friends Supporters

Sneak peeks at Como’s newest attractions, invitations to special access programs, and previews of animal and garden events at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory are our way of saying thank you for being a supporter of Como Friends.

Please RSVP for this supporter-exclusive experience to 651-487-8229 or

Give Twice.

Buy unique gifts for the young and young at heart on your list. All purchases help the plants and animals at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory thrive!

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events

Have you supported Como Friends with a gift of $25 or more in the past year? If so, then you are invited to this event.

RSVP at 651-487-8229 or

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